FG postpones Abuja Carnival

Abuja carnival

The Federal Government has postponed the Abuja Carnival tagged Culture for Peace originally scheduled to hold from November 23 to 25, 2019.

The postponement was announced in a statement issued on Tuesday in Abuja by the Ministry of Information and Culture.


“The Federal Ministry of Information and Culture has announced the postponement of the 2019 Abuja Carnival.

“The Ministry apologized to all invited guests for any inconvenience the postponement might have caused.

“A new date will be announced for the Carnival in due course,” the statement signed by ministry spokesman, Joseph Mutah, read.


The Abuja carnival is an annual event, with the objective of preserving the rich cultural heritage of the country and enhancing national unity.

It features road shows, music, cultural dances, masquerades, durbar and lots more with participation from all the states in Nigeria.

Some states have, however, boycotted the carnival in the past.